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CIC alters view on electoral bond buyers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 12:30 AM IST
In January, another bench of the CIC said in an unrelated case that the electoral bonds process should be more transparent and the names of those buying them should be declared.
IAF’s plea said the CIC has made a grave error in law as well as on facts as it ignored that the details of SPG have been explicitly exempted from the purview of the RTI Act.(ANI)
IAF’s plea said the CIC has made a grave error in law as well as on facts as it ignored that the details of SPG have been explicitly exempted from the purview of the RTI Act.(ANI)

PM’s entourage can’t be brought into public domain: IAF challenges CIC order

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2020 05:35 PM IST
The plea, moved by the IAF through its Central Public Information Officer (CPIO), sought to quash an order dated July 8, 2020, passed by CIC whereby it had directed the CPIO to provide details of relevant Special Flight Returns-ll to Commodore (retd) Lokesh K Batra, who had sought the details via an RTI applicant, within 15 days.
The CIC has directed the CPIOs of the agencies to appear before the bench on November 24. (Representative HT photo)
The CIC has directed the CPIOs of the agencies to appear before the bench on November 24. (Representative HT photo)

Govt pulled up by RTI body over evasive reply on Aarogya Setu. It clarifies

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Deeksha Bhardwaj
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 07:39 PM IST
The government said that Aarogya Setu was developed in record time to combat the prevailing Covid-19 outbreak and its source code and the names of those associated with developing the app are available in the open domain.
The pendency of appeals or complaints with the CIC has risen to over 36,600 says the application.(PTI Photo/Representative)
The pendency of appeals or complaints with the CIC has risen to over 36,600 says the application.(PTI Photo/Representative)

CIC functions headless at half strength: Plea in SC to fill vacancies

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abraham Thomas | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 01:27 PM IST
The application says that the number of vacancies at CIC have number been less than 4 since last November.
Images of Lalchand Rajput and Sachin Tendulkar(Getty Images)
Images of Lalchand Rajput and Sachin Tendulkar(Getty Images)

‘Do not misuse Sachin Tendulkar’s name’: Lalchand Rajput writes to MCA’s Apex Council Members - Report

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 08:46 AM IST
Rajput has warned members of the MCA Apex Council to keep Sachin Tendulkar and his name out of matters after a few made references to the legendary batsman to have their ways.
The JSIC continued with acting chief information commissioner (CIC) Himanshu Chaudhary and two ICs for nearly three years in the past, as the previous BJP government was reluctant to fill in the vacancies. (HT File photo)
The JSIC continued with acting chief information commissioner (CIC) Himanshu Chaudhary and two ICs for nearly three years in the past, as the previous BJP government was reluctant to fill in the vacancies. (HT File photo)

Congress’ RTI in poor shape in Jharkhand where it is a coalition partner

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Gautam Mazumdar
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 04:34 PM IST
The salary payment of two on contract, four daily wage earners and 10 home guard jawans deputed in JSIC were on hold since June in want of the disbursing officer - the CIC.
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Transparency officers: Ludhiana MC’s first appellate authority to appear before PSIC

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana:
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 11:32 PM IST
City based RTI activist Rohit Sabharwal had, under RTI, sought the names of the transparency officers deputed with MC and asked for reasons if they had not been appointed.
File image of Lalchand Rajput.(Getty Images)
File image of Lalchand Rajput.(Getty Images)

MCA forms CIC with Rajput, Kulkarni, Dighe as members

By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 10:25 PM IST
Rajput will head the committee, informed an MCA Apex Council member, who attended the Apex Council meeting.
CICs are non-bank lenders holding not less than 90% of their net assets as investments in equity shares, preference shares, bonds, debentures, debt or loans in group companies.(REUTERS)
CICs are non-bank lenders holding not less than 90% of their net assets as investments in equity shares, preference shares, bonds, debentures, debt or loans in group companies.(REUTERS)

New norms for core investment cos

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Shayan Ghosh, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 14, 2020 01:35 AM IST
The new guidelines were based on the recommendations of the Working Group to Review Regulatory and Supervisory Framework for CICs, headed by Tapan Ray, former secretary of the corporate affairs ministry. The report was published by RBI on November 6, 2019.
Army jawans approaching an encounter site in the Pinjora area of Shopian in south Kashmir.(ANI File Photo/Representative Image)
Army jawans approaching an encounter site in the Pinjora area of Shopian in south Kashmir.(ANI File Photo/Representative Image)

Info on casualties involving Army in J&K adverse for ops, says CIC

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Deeksha Bhardwaj
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 04:43 AM IST
Of the 50 requests from the then state government for prosecuting the personnel, 47 were denied, according to the Centre’s response to a question tabled in Rajya Sabha in 2018.
The political class and information commissioners need to step up(HT)
The political class and information commissioners need to step up(HT)

The RTI regime failed India during Covid-19

By Yashovardhan Azad
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 09:53 PM IST
Responses have been elusive on critical issues, including health care infra, PM Cares fund, schemes, and migrants
Congress on Wednesday termed “illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional” the process adopted for selecting the next chief vigilance commissioner (CVC) and vigilance commissioner
Congress on Wednesday termed “illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional” the process adopted for selecting the next chief vigilance commissioner (CVC) and vigilance commissioner

Cong calls process of appointment of CVC ‘illegal’, seeks withdrawal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 01:18 AM IST
At a meeting of the selection committee on Tuesday, the Congress’ leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury raised objections over the procedure.
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury speaks to mediapersons during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, on February 3.(PTI Photo)
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury speaks to mediapersons during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, on February 3.(PTI Photo)

At PM-led meet to select new CIC and CVC, Congress raises objection

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 11:01 AM IST
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury did not object to the names and did not have any formal dissent note but objected to the procedural formalities.
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CIC asks PUDA PIO to appear before him for not accepting plea

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2020 09:03 PM IST
A working group set up by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has suggested that core investment companies (CICs) implement stronger governance practices(REUTERS)
A working group set up by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has suggested that core investment companies (CICs) implement stronger governance practices(REUTERS)

RBI panel calls for strong corporate governance in CICs

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 07:19 AM IST
Core investment companies are non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) that hold not less than 90% of their net assets in the form of investment in equity shares, preference shares, bonds, debentures, debt or loans in group companies.
Shah, who was the chief guest at the event, said when the law was being drafted, there were apprehensions of its misuse, but during the last 15 years the benefits have outdone the misuse.(Twitter image)
Shah, who was the chief guest at the event, said when the law was being drafted, there were apprehensions of its misuse, but during the last 15 years the benefits have outdone the misuse.(Twitter image)

Govt putting information in public domain, reducing need for filing RTI: Amit Shah

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2019 11:58 AM IST
Dashboards for various schemes introduced by the Modi government have enabled even the poorest of beneficiaries to get information about them and their implementation by going online, the home minister said.
Chief Information Commissioner Sudhir Bhargava lambasted the ministry for allegedly wrongly invoking Section 8(1)(i) to deny activist Commodore Lokesh Batra (Retd) information related to appointments of Information Commissioners and framing of RTI rules .(cic.gov.in)
Chief Information Commissioner Sudhir Bhargava lambasted the ministry for allegedly wrongly invoking Section 8(1)(i) to deny activist Commodore Lokesh Batra (Retd) information related to appointments of Information Commissioners and framing of RTI rules .(cic.gov.in)

CIC raps DoPT for invoking exemption clause wrongly

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 11:18 PM IST
The CIC directed that the order be placed before the Secretary of the ministry to take note of its “adverse findings”
(cic.gov.in)
(cic.gov.in)

CIC directs census body to file affidavit saying it has no information about OBC caste data

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2019 03:48 PM IST
Several groups have been demanding caste-based census to press for their demands of proportionate representation in government services.
The first town planning scheme in Pune was developed at Bhamburda in 1979.(RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT PHOTO)
The first town planning scheme in Pune was developed at Bhamburda in 1979.(RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT PHOTO)

PMC’s town planning designs on Uruli, Phursungi revealed

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhay Khairnar
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 03:12 PM IST
Proposal for developing the town planning schemes has been approved by city improvement committee
President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the appointment .(PTI)
President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the appointment .(PTI)

Sudhir Bhargava new CIC, government appoints four information commissioners

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 31, 2018 11:09 AM IST
Bhargava was Information Commissioner in the CIC. The panel was functioning with three members against the sanctioned strength of 11, including the chief information commissioner.
The Central Information Commission was constituted under the Right to Information Act, 2005.(Representative image)
The Central Information Commission was constituted under the Right to Information Act, 2005.(Representative image)

Govt appoints four new Information Commissioners in CIC

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2018 09:05 PM IST
The RTI body currently has three Information Commissioners as against the strength of 11, including the Chief Information Commissioner.
These days in India, e-governance and dashboards, which give information on the progress of schemes and projects, are buzzwords in government circles. In such a scenario, keeping legitimate information beyond the reach of the public is not just wrong, but unhealthy for a democracy(Getty Images)
These days in India, e-governance and dashboards, which give information on the progress of schemes and projects, are buzzwords in government circles. In such a scenario, keeping legitimate information beyond the reach of the public is not just wrong, but unhealthy for a democracy(Getty Images)

Government departments must do much more to be transparent

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2018 06:22 PM IST
The transparency audit by the Central Information Comission reveals that more than one-third of government ministries and departments do not disclose basic information about their decision-making process, foreign visits of senior officials, minutes of departmental meetings, transfer policy and grievance redressal mechanism
The commission had earlier issued a show cause notice to RBI Governor Urijit Patel for “dishonouring” a Supreme Court judgment and CIC directive on disclosure of the list of wilful defaulters.
The commission had earlier issued a show cause notice to RBI Governor Urijit Patel for “dishonouring” a Supreme Court judgment and CIC directive on disclosure of the list of wilful defaulters.

CIC asks PMO, RBI to disclose wilful defaulters’ list, Raghuram Rajan’s letter on bad loans

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 18, 2018 06:45 PM IST
In an exhaustive 66-page order, the panel pulled up the Prime Minister’s Office for not complying with its directive to disclose the letter from former RBI Governor Rajan on bad loans
RBI governor Urjit Patel at RBI headquarters in Mumbai .(Mint File Photo)
RBI governor Urjit Patel at RBI headquarters in Mumbai .(Mint File Photo)

RBI governor Urjit Patel gets CIC notice over wilful defaulters list

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2018 11:40 PM IST
The CIC has asked RBI governor Urijit Patel to explain why a maximum penalty should not be imposed on him for “dishonouring” the apex court verdict, which had upheld a decision taken by then information commissioner Shailesh Gandhi, calling for disclosure of names of wilful defaulters.
Under the RTI Act, applicant Sunil Kumar Johar had demanded copies of approval issued by office of the Commissioner of Income Tax, Delhi-II.
Under the RTI Act, applicant Sunil Kumar Johar had demanded copies of approval issued by office of the Commissioner of Income Tax, Delhi-II.

Several records missing from Income Tax department: CIC told

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 09:48 PM IST
The tax department expressed his inability to furnish the records not in their possession and stated that an exercise had been initiated in the Department to digitise its records.
File image of BCCI CoA head Vinod Rai.
File image of BCCI CoA head Vinod Rai.

CIC’s RTI plea can’t be implemented: CoA chief Vinod Rai

New Delhi | By ANI
PUBLISHED ON OCT 03, 2018 10:22 PM IST
Rai said although the board is gradually getting more transparent, there are three aspects which will not be made public as sought by the CIC, namely the minutes of the selectors’ meeting, the status of players’ injuries and anti-doping issues.
File image of the BCCI logo.(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
File image of the BCCI logo.(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

BCCI under RTI: Office-bearers question CoA role, want to challenge CIC verdict

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2018 01:50 PM IST
The BCCI, which has resented coming under the Right to Information (RTI) act claiming to be an autonomous entity, feels the COA is to be blamed for the setback which hit the Board on Monday evening.
Shastri had died in Tashkent hours after signing a ceasefire declaration with Pakistan President Muhammad Ayub Khan during the 1965 Indo-Pak war.(HT Archives)
Shastri had died in Tashkent hours after signing a ceasefire declaration with Pakistan President Muhammad Ayub Khan during the 1965 Indo-Pak war.(HT Archives)

PM Modi should decide on declassifying Lal Bahadur Shastri’s death records, says CIC

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2018 07:55 AM IST
All classified records pertaining to former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri’s death should be placed before the prime minister and home minister to take a call on their declassification
Candidates protest during the counting of votes for Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) election, at counting centre, New Police Line, in New Delhi, India.(HT Representative Photo)
Candidates protest during the counting of votes for Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) election, at counting centre, New Police Line, in New Delhi, India.(HT Representative Photo)

Students at Delhi university journalism college allege police assault

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2018 02:53 AM IST
Students at Delhi University’s (DU) Delhi School of Journalism (DSJ) on Monday alleged they were “manhandled” by the police during a protest demanding “basic facilities” at the college. Police, however, denied the allegations
After coming under flak from the Opposition parties for proposing amendments to the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the central government on Sunday invited applications to fill vacant posts of Information Commissioners.((Illustration: Jayanto))
After coming under flak from the Opposition parties for proposing amendments to the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the central government on Sunday invited applications to fill vacant posts of Information Commissioners.((Illustration: Jayanto))

Government calls for applications to fill posts of info commissioners

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2018 11:32 PM IST
At present, there are six information commissioners in the CIC as against the sanctioned strength of 10. RK Mathur is the incumbent Chief Information Commissioner of India
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